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English definition of “brisk”


adjective     /brɪsk/
quick, energetic, and active: a brisk walk He set a brisk pace and we struggled to keep up. Her tone on the phone was brisk (= she spoke quickly and used few words) and businesslike.Energetic and livelyFast and rapidShort in time briskly     /ˈbrɪ adverb She walked briskly into town. Beat the eggs whites briskly until soft peaks form. "Let's get it over with," he said briskly.Energetic and livelyFast and rapidShort in time briskness     /ˈbrɪsk.nəs/ noun [U] Speed of motionExcitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
(Definition of brisk adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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